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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Shipping lines calling on Batangas port to get discounts

MANILA, Philippines Foreign and local shipping firms that will dock at the Batangas Port will be given discounts for one year, the Philippine Ports Authority said.

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7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Another 2 burned bodies found

ANOTHER burned bodies were found along the national highway in Barangay Gango, between the boundary of Libona, Bukidnon and Cagayan de Oro City Wednesday morning, police said.

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11 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Philippines nabs 44 Taiwanese linked to fraud

Philippine police say they have arrested 44 Taiwanese who allegedly ran an online blackmail syndicate that defrauded victims in China and Taiwan by duping them into thinking their bank accounts have been used by money launderers or terrorists.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Greenpoint Gazette

A Real Taste of Filipino Home-Cooking Comes to North Brooklyn

Every two weeks or so a group of people gather in a tastefully decorated Williamsburg home to sample authentic, home-cooked meals mostly commonly consumed in the Philippines, but in true North Brooklyn fusion fashion, prepared with a twist - a Spanish twist at that, building on the colonial heritage of the nation on the South East Asian island ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

But for an earthquake... Malacanang

It all began with an earthquake that demolished much of Intramuros Manila in June of 1863.

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ABS-CBN News

3 hurt in 19-vehicle collision in Marikina

Three people were wounded after 19 vehicles, including a trailer truck, figured in a multiple-vehicle collision in Barangay Barangka in Marikina.

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ABS-CBN News

UP professor is new MWSS chief regulator

MANILA, Philippines The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System has appointed a new chief regulator for its MWSS Regulatory Office.

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ABS-CBN News

DBM releases P2.94-B to boost agri sector

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Budget and Management has released P2.94 billion to boost post-harvest efforts of the country's agriculture sector.

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ABS-CBN News

Honda recalls 1,760 units in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines Honda Cars Philippines Inc. is recalling 1,760 units of selected Honda Fit, City, Civic, and Accord sold in the Philippines due to problems involving the front passenger airbag.

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Bangkok Post

Philippine airline bans shark fin cargo

The Philippines' largest airline Cebu Pacific said Wednesday it has ceased carrying shark fins, becoming the latest carrier to impose a ban as part of global conservation efforts.

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ABS-CBN News

Philippines gets another credit rating upgrade

This time, Japan-based R&I raised the Philippines' long-term foreign-currency issuer rating by a notch to BBB from the minimum investment grade of BBB-, with a stable outlook.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Six wounded in Philippine clash with communist rebels

Philippine police and troops have clashed with dozens of communist guerrillas in a remote southern mountain village, leaving six troopers wounded, the military said on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Six Soldiers Injured In Clash With Rebels In South Philippines

DAVAO CITY, Philippines, July 9 -- At least six government troops were injured in a clash with leftist rebels in southern Philippines on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reports the military as saying Wednesday.

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ABS-CBN News

How Discovery Group is improving Palawan resort

The group behind award-winning properties such as Discovery Shores Boracay and Discovery Country Suites in Tagaytay is slowly incorporating its brand of service to an island resort in Coron, Palawan.

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ABS-CBN News

Questions raised over bidding of LRT 1 Cavite project

MANILA Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares is raising questions about the bidding for the P65 billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite extension project.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific bans shark fin cargo

In a statement, Cebu Pacific said the airline is no longer accepting carriage of shark fin on its flights.

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IRIN

Business boost needed to sustain Philippines post-Haiyan recovery

Progress made during recovery stages after the November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines could be undermined without job creation strategies to secure stability beyond short-term livelihood projects, warn aid agencies and government officials.

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Sun-Star

Typhoon Florita exits Philippines

Typhoon Florita exited the Philippine area of responsibility on Tuesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported.

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Newkerala.com

Top leftist rebel leader caught in Philippines

Security forces arrested a top ranking female leftist rebel leader in the southern Philippines Monday, a military official said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

'he's a Good Son' - mother of Malaysia's most wanted militant

The mother of Malaysia's most wanted militant says she would take him back despite his terror activities, while friends of one of five other wanted militants said they never suspected that he was involved in recruiting and training terrorists.

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